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Sift through the bad carbs

The Cooperative Extension Lunch N’ Learn workshop this month is about carbohydrates and that they are not all bad. Carbohydrates are found in fruits, vegetables and whole grains. More...

Photo exhibit is a study of birds

The Upper Gallery of the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in Roxboro is featuring photographer George Neece’s educational and inspirational photographic exhibit A Few North Carolina Birds. More...

Sappony art to be featured

The Kirby Gallery of the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in Roxboro is featuring the many artworks of the Sappony tribe with a show titled We are Sappony featuring the Sappony community. More...

Week celebrates farm, city union

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The National Farm City Council is a non-profit organization enhancing the linkages between farm families and urban residents, providing local organizations with educational programs and materials about the people who grow their food.  More...

Kiwanis create benevolence budget

At the Oct. 1 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at La Piazza restaurant in uptown Roxboro, Nancy Wagstaff, Director of the Person County Guardian ad Litem program received a contribution from the club. More...

Roxboro police announce hours for trick-or-treat

Soon Roxboro streets will be scattered with little ghosts, goblins, and witches trick-or-treating this Halloween.  Halloween should be filled with surprise and enjoyment, and following some common sense practices can keep events safer and more f More...

Capital city’s namesake will be celebrated

Even 400 years after his death, Sir Walter Raleigh continues to intrigue.  Raleigh sponsored three expeditions to Roanoke colony in the 1580s, the earliest British attempt to settle North America. More...

Enjoy carbohydrates

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Daily recommendations for people to have a healthier eating lifestyle are to be consistent, be colorful, and to eat less but more often. More...

National Safety Council’s defensive driving course offered through PCC

Piedmont Community College (PCC) is offering the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving course. Qualified drivers may earn the opportunity to receive a reduction on a traffic infraction by completing this course. More...

Healthcare providers CPR training at PCC

Piedmont Community College is offering an American Heart Association course on Basic Life Support – CPR – for the healthcare provider on Friday, Nov. 16. This course will be held 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. More...

Race Unity Week highlights experiences

This week the act of putting a stop to racism has been infused with words of encouragement as Race Unity Week wraps up its third year.  Founder Doug Mabe established the organization, Brothers and Sisters in Conversation (BASICs) in 2015, as an More...

Recycled Halloween costumes work well

Nothing says Halloween like the perfect costume. Children may spend months thinking about what they will wear and how they can bring their favorite characters from movies, comics and books to life.   More...

Merchants will meet Thursday

Any business owner/ manager interested in becoming more involved who has ideas on ways businesses can work together for greater success is invited to take part in a merchants meeting scheduled for Thursday.  The meeting was originally scheduled More...

Moose Family Center plans open house

The Roxboro Moose Family Center will hold an open house from 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Popcorn lovers rejoice

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October is National Popcorn Popping Month, a seasonal celebration of one of America’s oldest and most beloved snack foods. As farmers head into the fields to harvest crops, families and friends gather to honor this everpopular treat. More...

Education sorority installs three new members

On Saturday, Sept. 22, the Beta Iota, Beta Kappa, and Eta Chapters of the Delta Kappa Gamma held a joint initiation ceremony at the Homestead Steakhouse in Timberlake. More...

Class offers parenting advice for grandparents

More often than ever grandparents are finding themselves thrust into the role of parent, as they take on the responsibility of raising their children’s children.  The Person County Senior Center, in conjunction with the Kerr-Tar Area Agenc More...

Solomon recounts move from hunting to music

At the Sept. 24 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at La Piazza restaurant in uptown Roxboro, Rojon Pettiford was a guest as a prospective member. A number of local Girl Scouts were also present. More...

Cadets will load cars Saturday

The Person High School ROTC will be out in the community looking for an opportunity to serve.  Several cadets from the 50-member class will be stationed in front of Food Lion at 1005 N. Madison Blvd. More...

Person County Recreation, Arts & Parks announces group fitness classes

The Person County Recreation, Arts & Parks Department is offering an October November session of Group Fitness classes taught by Will Paul.  These classes are held in the Huck Sansbury Annex exercise room on Monday and Wednesday nights.  More...

EXTENSION NOTES

CATTLE PRODUCERS   The Person County Cattleman’s Association in conjunction with Person County Cooperative Extension will conduct their next educational program on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at 7 pm at the Person County Office Building Aud More...

Dr. Christine Darden retired NASA engineer vists Person County Public Library

On Saturday, Sept. 22, the Person County Public Library welcomed Dr. Christine Darden, “Hidden Figure” and retired NASA Engineer. More...

Person County Library holds fall book sale

The Friends of the Person County Public Library will hold its fall book sale, Oct. 4-6. The book sale will be open to Friends of the Library members only from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4 with memberships being sold at the door.  More...

Kids learn lessons at PCC’s Child Development Center through Try Healthy program

Have you ever seen a group of pre-school kids show their muscles? More...

Garden Study Club holds September meeting

The Garden Study Club met at the home and garden of Jessie Saunders for its September meeting.  More...

Curious George pays a visit to Roxboro

Curious George will visit the Person County Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 25-26.  More...

Tennis association hosts tourney in Oct.

The Oxford Community Tennis Association is sponsoring the Oxford Invitational Tennis Tournament. The tournament will be held Oct. 26-28 at the J.F. Webb High School tennis courts in Oxford. More...

RPD to begin calendar fundraising

The Roxboro Police Department will begin its annual fundraising with Royce Publications for the 2019 department calendar. Donations help cover production of the calendar and support of various community policing programs.  More...

Parks & Rec trail ride takes riders to Va.

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department will host a horseback ride Saturday, Oct. 6 at Reba Farm Saddle Soar Stable located in Bedford, Va. in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  More...

Person County Public Library announces events

The Person County Public Library is offering two opportunities for residents, including a digital magazine collection, a “maker” event and a visit from a NASA engineer featured in the book Hidden Figures. .MAKER' EVENT AND NASA ENGINEER VISIT More...

Kiwanis meeting gets update on PCS22

At the Aug. 27 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at La Piazza restaurant in uptown Roxboro, Don Waldo was installed as a new member. More...

Living a heart smart lifestyle

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One of the workshops taught yesterday at our annual Aging with Gusto event was about living a heart smart lifestyle. More...

EXTENSION NOTES

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension office is providing two opportunities for residents to learn more about farming, including a field day and a farm school.  PASTURE AND LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT FIELD DAY   More...

Superior Court Judge Thompson to appear for ‘Meet and Greet’

Carolyn Thompson, Superior Court judge for the 9th District, will be at the Person County Office Building, 304 S. Morgan St., from 7-8:30 p.m., Sept. More...

Community invited to open house

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The Person County Extension Community Association will host an open house at the Person County Office Building from 4-6 p.m. Thursday Sept. 6. More...

PICKIN' BY THE LAKE

Pickin’ by the Lake, hosted by Piedmont Community College’s Alumni Partnership will be held Sept. 8 from 1-9 p.m. More...

Rocket coach previews season

At the Aug. 20 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at La Piazza restaurant in uptown Roxboro, Pittsboro Kiwanis Club members Pat Cothran, John Justice, Welborn Harris and Walter Harris were introduced as visitors.  More...

Yin yoga through Rec Department

The Person County Recreation Arts and Parks Department is offering a six-week session of yoga classes from Sept. 4 to Oct. 9, each held Tuesday evening from 5:30-6:30 p.m. More...

Trip to Cincy set

Travel with Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks to the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum in Kentucky for a three-night excursion in the Cincinnati area. The van will depart the Huck Sansbury parking lot at 8 a.m. More...

Meet PCS’ new global teachers

South and Woodland Elementary schools will welcome three new teachers each for Person County Schools’ dual language program, set to launch this fall. As the schools gear up for the students’ first day back on Aug. More...

Vote for Person Family Medical

Person Family Medical and Dental Center needs votes to win a $25,000 grant, which will used to purchase a van that will transport patients to and from appointments.  More...

PCC to offer free seminar series on ‘The Business of Organics’

Piedmont Community College’s Small Business Center is collaborating with the North Carolina Growing Together Project/ Center for Environmental Farming Systems and Caswell County Cooperative Extension service to provide a training on the busines More...

Time to de-stress

Stress is something that we all face, and it can be deadly. More...

Rec Department to hold dog obedience classes

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department will hold two six-week sessions of dog obedience classes in September. There is a limit of 10 dogs per class.  More...

Get your summer produce

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There is nothing better to add to your meals than locally grown food, especially produce. More...

PCC presents “Steers and Cheers”

Interested in ann evening eventry out in the country enjoying local beef,eef, regional beer andnd wine, Poulet Rougee Chicken, grilled goat and other local farm flavors?  More...

GUARDIAN AD LITEM

Attorney John Dunlow, center, was honored on Aug. 7 for his 20 years of service as attorney advocate to the Guardian ad litem program of Judicial District 9, which includes Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance and Warren counties. More...

Free Movie Friday: “The Lion King”

“The Lion King” will be showing at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex on Friday, Aug. More...

Local beekeepers to host movie night

The Person County Beekeepers Association will host a “Pollinators Under Pressure” open house/movie night during its regular monthly meeting on Aug. 16 at 7 p.m.  The event will be held in the auditorium of the Person er-  More...